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    Summary

    This position is in Region 9, Air &Radiation Division, Permits and Rules Branch, Air Permits Section, San Francisco, CA.  If selected, you must work at the location stated in this announcement.  About Region 9: https://www.epa.gov/aboutepa/epa-region-9-pacific-southwest 

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    Responsibilities

    You will:

    • Where state, local, or tribal agency has not been delegated authority to prepare Title V; PSD; and NSR permits for facilities (issuance, reissuance, and modification), establish air permit requirements by using models if appropriate, and collecting necessary information from applicants, state, local or tribal agency representatives, and staff.
    • Provide technical advice and support to state, local or tribal agencies regarding technical and scientific criteria and methods; implementation of toxicity requirements; and impacts of pollutants.
    • Resolve issues related to air permit requirements and defend air permits against legal challenges, along with Office of Regional Counsel (ORC). Negotiate with Operators and other interested parties to resolve issues related to air permit requirements, and provide support to defend technical and legal challenges.
    • Respond to air permit inquiries. Inform interested parties concerning the interpretation and application of air permit requirements, respond to inquiries from the press, Congressional staff, or state and local officials, and/or Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests from the public.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be required to travel up to 25% of each month.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/541462600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.